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Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
>> damascus allows you and inspectors access to the site of an alleged chemical attack. the u.s. says it has little doubt that the assad government carried it out, but russia is warning against jumping to conclusions. also this week, bradley manning request a presidential pardon after being sentenced to 35 years in jail for the biggest leak in american history. plus -- >> we were faced with an ultimatum of the british government to hand back the material or destroy it. >> the editor of the guardian newspaper reveals how he was pressured to destroy files he received from nsa whistleblower edward snowden. the top stories this hour. a look back at the top stories from the last seven days, and the latest on rt. damascus has given you when inspectors access to a site of an alleged chemical attack. the u.s. says it is nearly certain the assad government carried this out, a serious response alongside its ally, the uk. >> damascus has agreed to allow the u.n. access to the scene of the alleged attack, but while damascus says it will do its maximum to assure the safety of passage of the
PBS
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
was detained in the heathrow airport for nine hours and questioned using the british terror law. now, the british government intimidated him in several meetings over the edward snowden saga and gave him an ultimatum, either destroy all of the material on the matter or shut down publishing operations. here is the explanation on why -- why they decided to destroy the computer hard drives containing some of the secret files. >> i explained to the officials that there were other companies already in america and brazil so that they would not achieving anything but once it was obvious they would be going, i would rather destroy then give it back or allow the courts to freeze our reporting. >> what should we make of it? i was joined by the internet campaign director randy gave us his take on the revelations from the guardian. >> we should be very worried about it. this is an escalation in the battle between privacy advocates and whistleblowers and people in the nsa here in the united states or other intelligence agencies abroad who are fighting for the future of our right to communicate in
PBS
Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
he reveals lies and crimes of the u.s. government and is the one that is criminalized. >> do you share that sentiment or is there something to be said about facing some of the consequences for this and has he already? >> he already has. i would limit it to time served which of course included nine months in solitary which even the judge found to be torture or on lawful pretrial confinement. realistically given that the government was seeking 90 and then 60 and the defense was around 25, 35 seems like a good outcome though obviously it is a very -- it is very steep compared to any other whistleblower on espionage charges. >> down to possibly eight, as you said. but that implies that manning is still sort of a dangerous individual which cannot be the case. he leaked secrets. it is not like he is giving security clearance and will be able to do this again. is this about sending a message, not summits dealing with a crime but making sure people in the future do not. >> the government had the opportunity when private manning pled guilty to improperly disclosing classified information,
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